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Thursday, May 17th, 2018

 

12-year police veteran in critical condition after neck stabbing Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: Police officer fighting for her life after stabbing Now Playing: Duo comes up with vision to address discarded plastic water bottles in Flint Now Playing: Authorities investigating deadly office explosion make arrest Now Playing: 12-year police veteran in critical condition after neck stabbing Now Playing: National Guard forced to pull back from checkpoints on Hawaii’s big island Now Playing: 2 killed, several injured after school bus collides with dump truck Now Playing: NYC lawyer caught on video making racist rant facesRead More


Turner, Maeda help Dodgers beat Miami 7-0 to end 6-game skid

Daily World News Top Stories business politics For one afternoon, finally, the Dodgers were better than last. Justin Turner tied a career high with five RBIs and Kenta Maeda pitched eight innings Thursday to help Los Angeles beat the Marlins 7-0 and end a streak of six consecutive losses, all against last-place teams. With the win, the defending National League champions climbed out of the cellar themselves in the NL West. Rap music blared in the postgame clubhouse, a contrast to the somber atmosphere of late. “I thought the radioRead More


US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

Daily World News Top Stories business politics U.S. regulators Thursday approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines. The Food and Drug Administration’s action clears the monthly shot Aimovig (AIM’-oh-vig) for sale. It’s the first in a new class of long-acting drugs for preventing migraines. Three other shots are expected to win approval by next year, and several pills for preventing migraines are being tested. Current prevention treatments include pills originally developed for epilepsy and other conditions and the wrinkle reducer Botox, but many patients abandon them because theyRead More


Rahal goes from 34th to 1st during Indianapolis 500 practice

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Graham Rahal’s one-day turnaround looked good and felt even better. Now he needs to prove it wasn’t a fluke. Just 24 hours after finishing 34th out of 35 on the Indianapolis 500 practice speed charts, the 29-year-old American jumped into the top spot with a fast lap of 226.047 mph. The only driver to top 226 on Thursday heads into the weekend with a little momentum. “It’s cooler to lead practice than being 34th because you don’t have to answer all the questionsRead More


President Trump offers Kim Jong Un ‘protections’ in exchange for giving up nukes

Daily World News Top Stories business politics President Donald Trump Thursday offered “protections” to Kim Jong Un if the North Korean dictator agrees to strike a deal with the U.S. whereby Kim would give up his nuclear weapons but also warned about potentially severe consequences if such a deal cannot be reached. Interested in North Korea? Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News. “He will get protections that are very strong,” President Trump saidRead More


New York leaders move to get lawyer caught viral video anti-immigrant rant disbarred Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: New York leaders move to get lawyer caught viral video anti-immigrant rant disbarred Now Playing: 2 dead, some critically hurt after school bus full of 5th-graders slams off highway Now Playing: Massive wedding card to royals on display in Los Angeles Now Playing: Bernie Sanders top aide discusses 2020 Now Playing: Sanders doubles down on Trump’s MS-13 remarks Now Playing: Video shows alligator put up a fight during capture in front of South Carolina home Now Playing: College graduate gets surpriseRead More


Qatar helps keep US capital city subway open for NHL fans

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Thanks to Qatar, hockey fans in the U.S. capital get an extra hour of subway service on the night of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning. It costs $100,000 to keep the Metrorail system open for an additional 60 minutes past midnight. Metro eliminated late-night operating hours because of budget constraints. Hours before the scheduled start of Thursday’s game, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted that Qatar and the Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District areRead More


How to enjoy public pools this summer and avoid the pesky bacteria lurking in the water

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day, is quickly approaching. Local pools and water parks will beckon. While most people will be fine, there’s a health risk you should be aware of if you decide to take a dip in a public or hotel pool this summer. Yearly, since 2005, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has sponsored a campaign the week before Memorial Day. They call it Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, to reduce illness related to recreational water use.Read More


Eagles invited to White House to honor title

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The Philadelphia Eagles have been invited to visit the White House on June 5 to celebrate their Super Bowl LII win over the New England Patriots. The Eagles confirmed the scheduled visit, while suggesting that there will be more to their trip than just meeting with the President. The initial invitation was extended to the Eagles in late April. The team released a statement at that time, stating that they were working through the logistics of the visit and viewed it “not onlyRead More


Giuliani: ‘encouraged by recent communications with special counsel’

Daily World News Top Stories business politics President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, tells ABC News he has been “encouraged by recent communications with the special counsel” as the two parties continue conversations about a potential interview with the president. Interested in Russia Investigation? Add Russia Investigation as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia Investigation news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Giuliani says no one from the special counsel’s office has contacted him or the president’s legal team to disagree with his publicRead More